Theater &

Dance Friday 1/14

Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express”: Ken Ludwig’s clever adaptation of the Christie classic boasts all the glamour, intrigue and suspense of Dame Agatha’s celebrated novel, with a healthy dose of humor to quicken the pace; 7:30 p.m.; $25 for seniors and students, $27 for adults; Cascades Theatrical Company, 148 NW Greenwood Ave, Bend; cascadestheatrical.org or 541-389-0803.

Saturday 1/15

Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express”: Ken Ludwig’s clever adaptation of the Christie classic boasts all the glamour, intrigue and suspense of Dame Agatha’s celebrated novel, with a healthy dose of humor to quicken the pace; 7:30 p.m.; $25 for seniors and students, $27 for adults; Cascades Theatrical Company, 148 NW Greenwood Ave, Bend; cascadestheatrical.org or 541-389-0803.

Central Oregon Dance Showcase: Support your local dance studios and see the talent in the area; 7 p.m.; $20-$25; Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St., Bend; towertheatre.org or 541-317-0700.

The Father’s Group Film Series Presents — A Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration: The Father’s Group is presenting a full month of films to celebrate and honor Black History Month kicking off with an MLK celebration featuring local artists, a short performance, a film (to be announced shortly) followed by a Q&A led by The Father’s Group; 5 p.m.; $10; Open Space Event Studios, 220 NE Lafayette Ave, Bend; openspace.studio.

Sunday 1/16

Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express: Ken Ludwig’s clever adaptation of the Agatha Christie classic boasts all the glamour, intrigue and suspense of Dame Agatha’s celebrated novel, with a healthy dose of humor to quicken the pace; 7:30 p.m.; $25 for seniors and students, $27 for adults; Cascades Theatrical Company, 148 NW Greenwood Ave, Bend; cascadestheatrical.org or 541-389-0803.

Wednesday 1/19

Tango Classes and Practica: Learn to dance the tango; 6:30 p.m.; $5-$10 at door; Sons of Norway Hall, 549 NW Harmon Blvd., Bend; facebook.com/tangoinbend or 541-388-1908.

Comedy Thursday 1/13

Comedy & A Cause Presents — Mike Young: Detroit native Mike Young is an original voice in comedy.; 8-10 p.m.; $25; Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Drive, Bend; bendticket.com or 541-323-1881.

Saturday 1/15

Comedy at Craft — Erik Escobar: The Mexipino comedian will perform with special guest Steve Harber; 8 p.m.; $15 plus fees; Craft Kitchen & Brewery, 62988 Layton Ave., Suite 103, Bend; craftoregon.com or 541-668-1766.

Wednesday 1/19

Comedy Open Mic: Watch comics work out new material or get up and try stand up for yourself; 8-10 p.m.; free; Craft Kitchen & Brewery, 62988 Layton Ave., Suite 103, Bend; craftoregon.com.

Books Thursday 1/13

Author Event — “Generation Occupy,” by Michael Levitin: The author will discuss his book about his account of the Occupy Movement; 6 p.m.; free, must have copy of book; Roundabout Books, 900 NW Mount Washington Drive, Suite 110, Bend; roundaboutbookshop.com or 541-306-6564.

Friday 1/14

Nonfiction Book Club: The book club will be discussing “Bicycling with Butterflies: My 10,201-Mile Journey Following the Monarch Migration,” by Sara Dykma; 1 p.m.; free; Roundabout Books, Online; roundaboutbookshop.com or 541-306-6564.

Monday 1/17

RAB Middles Book Club: The book club will be discussing “Julie of the Wolves,” by Jean Craighead George; 6 p.m.; free; Roundabout Books, Online; roundaboutbookshop.com or 541-306-6564.

Tuesday 1/18

Author Event — “What’s Up with White Women,” by Ilsa Govan and Tilman Smith: The authors will discuss their book about white female privilege; 6-7 p.m.; must have copy of book; Roundabout Books, Online; roundaboutbookshop.com or 541-306-6564.

Wednesday 1/19

Mystery Book Club: The book club will be discussing “The Man Who Died Twice” by Richard Osman; 6 p.m.; free; Roundabout Books, Online; roundaboutbookshop.com or 541-306-6564.

Food & Drinks

Thursday 1/13

Trivia Night: Play genuine UKB trivia with indoor and outdoor seating available to get a chance to win gift card prizes; 6-8 p.m.; free; Bridge 99 Brewery, 63063 Layton Ave., Bend; facebook.com/bridge99brewery or 541-280-1690.

Trivia on the Moon: Trivia will be held on our socially distanced patio. Teams are welcome to show up in groups up to eight people; 7-9 p.m.; Silver Moon Brewing, 24 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend; silvermoonbrewing.com or 541-388-8331.

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Saturday 1/15

High Gravity Brewfest at the Fireside Courtyard: Gather around a blazing firepit or step inside the Theater and Father Luke’s Room to taste all the big, bold ales — and cider — at the ninth annual Brewfest; 1-8 p.m.; $25 includes 12 tokens & Pint Glass; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St., Bend; mcmenamins.com or 541-382-5174.

Wednesday 1/19

Trivia Night: Play trivia with Quizhead Games; 6:30 p.m.free; The Vault Taphouse, 245 SW Sixth St., Bend; koboldbrewing.com or 541-504-9373.

Wine Wednesdays: All day happy hour every wine Wednesday; noon-9 p.m.; free; Flights Wine Bar, 1444 NW College Way, Suite 1, Bend; flightswinebend.com or 541-728-0753.

Sports & Outdoors

Thursday 1/13

Tai Chi with Grandmaster Franklin: This holistic approach focuses on the entire body as well as the mental and spiritual aspects; 9:45-10:45 a.m.; $80 first class is free; Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road, Bend; grandmasterfranklin.com or 541-797-9620.

Friday 1/14

Candlelight Yoga + Candle Making Event: Join for an evening of Vinyasa + Yin yoga movements, breathwork, mindful intention setting and candle making with scent oils; 7:30-9:30 p.m.; $35 pre-registration required; Free Spirit Yoga, Fitness, Play, 320 SW Powerhouse Drive, Suite 150, Bend; freespiritbend.com or 541-241-3919.

Tuesday 1/18

Tai Chi with Grandmaster Franklin: This holistic approach focuses on the entire body as well as the mental and spiritual aspects; 9:45-10:45 a.m.; $80 first class is free; Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road, Bend; grandmasterfranklin.com or 541-797-9620.

Kids & Family

Saturday 1/15

Kids Open Play: Drop kids ages 0-12 off for open play hours; noon-3 p.m.; $15; free Spirit Yoga and Fitness, 450 SW Powerhouse Drive, Suite 422, Bend; oldmilldistrict.com or 541-312-0131.

Monday 1/17

Toddler Open Play: Drop toddlers off for open play hours Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays; 9:00 a.m.-noon; $15; free Spirit Yoga and Fitness, 450 SW Powerhouse Drive, Suite 422, Bend; oldmilldistrict.com or 541-312-0131.

Talks & Lectures

Thursday 1/13

Know Origins — Origin & Evolution of Whales: Hear the astonishing story of the origins and evolution of cetaceans; 6-7 p.m.; free; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-617-7050.

Friday 1/14

Know Origins — Origin & Evolution of Whales: Hear the astonishing story of the origins and evolution of cetaceans. You can attend this program online or in-person; noon-1 p.m.; free, register for online Access only; Sisters Public Library, 110 N. Cedar St., Sisters; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1070.

Sunday 1/16

Ladies New Year Pamper and Planning Party: Get pampered with other ladies and do some goal setting and vision boarding; 2-6 p.m.; $25, all-inclusive; She Flower Club, Rickard Road, Bend; sheflower.com or 503-265-9980.

Tuesday 1/18

SCORE Small Business Counseling: Receive confidential business planning with a SCORE mentor; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; free; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-617-7050.

Handmade Cutting Board Class: Create a beautiful, handmade one-plank cutting board with the assistance of experts; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; $169 per person; DIY Cave, 444 SE Ninth St., Suite 150, Bend; diycave.com or 541-388-2283.

Know Origins — Human Evolution and the Origins of Inequality: Hear how animals can help us understand our own evolution and behaviors. Dr. Michel Waller is an Associate Professor at COCC.; 6:30-7:30 p.m.; free; East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Road, Bend; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-330-3760.

Wednesday 1/19

Fancy French Dinner Cooking Class: Chef Candy Argondizza will be preparing Beef Wellington, Sauce Bordelaise, Pommes Darphin and Glazed Carrots; 6-8 p.m.; $99 per person, call to register; Kara’s Kitchenware, 375 SW Powerhouse Drive, Suite 120, Bend; oldmilldistrict.com

Know Origins — Psilocybin Therapy in Oregon: Learn about Oregon’s pioneering law to make access to psilocybin legal. You can attend this program online or in person.; 6-7 p.m.; free, register for online access; Downtown Bend Public Library, Online; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1029.

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